Are leukotrienes cytokines?

Steve Hopkins shopkins at
Thu Feb 2 11:17:29 EST 1995

>Are leukotrienes produced via the lipoxygenase pathway the same 
>as any or all of the cytokines (interleukins, iterferons, TNFs, TGFs)?

No they are not.

>I'd be interested in knowing the prior names for all the cytokines we know 
>today. Can anyone recommend a good source?

Try 2nd ed of 'The Cytokine Handbook'  AW Thompson (ed), Academic Press, Lond.

Steve Hopkins

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